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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 29th July, 2020)

Three Aspull Horses

Three Aspull Horses

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic DMC-TZ100)
Views: 2,186

Comment by: Veronica on 29th July 2020 at 07:15

Even the horses are social distancing...I suppose they are refusing to use nose bags...

Comment by: Mick on 29th July 2020 at 07:20

I think the middle one and the one on the right are related

Comment by: Philip Gormley. on 29th July 2020 at 07:45

Nice photo Mick, though a pity we can't see their manes blowing in the breeze. The few dashes of red are dandy, as well.

Comment by: irene roberts on 29th July 2020 at 08:56

Oh, they're lovely! They look like they're in the queue at the bus-stop!

Comment by: walt (nth Yorkshire) on 29th July 2020 at 11:41

Where in Aspull was this Mick ? -- like the pic.

Comment by: Plagiarist on 29th July 2020 at 13:56

Did you get that idea from 20th of May’s p.a.d Mick?

Comment by: Mick on 29th July 2020 at 16:24

I didnt tell them to stand like that. Walt next to the canal.

Comment by: XPat on 29th July 2020 at 17:46

A former girlfriend had a horse and showed me what goes on at her stables. After teaching me , she was well impressed with my mucking out ( there’s a skill to doing it correctly) . Being around horses is the most amazing experience and one I will never forget . In one of the stables there was a black stallion who didn’t like me one bit , really scary . It was kicking the stable door to get at me . My girlfriend got him to calm down and went inside the stable without any problem . Being with horses so long she knew what to do . Amazing to watch this full on stallion become putty in her hands , yet it wanted to kill me for sure and would have . Thanks for the post Mick .

Comment by: Arthur on 29th July 2020 at 19:25

It's new springs.

Comment by: Eddie rowland on 7th August 2020 at 19:18

Aspull is one of the best districts in the Wigan area,
I wonder if any older poeple that lives in Aspull knew
Two of my work mates who I worked with in standish
In the 60s.

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